Accreditation period 2016-2021
The accreditation period for Bridging English as an Additional Language (EAL) Units 1 and 2 has been extended to 31 December 2021.
VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language contains Units 1 and 2 only.
Changes to the English requirement for satisfactory completion of VCE from 2018
As published in the
VCAA Bulletin, November 2016.
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
Study summary (docx - 95.69kb)
A summary of the VCE Bridging EAL 2016-2021.
Frequently asked questions (docx - 104.12kb)
A set of frequently asked questions for the VCE Bridging EAL Study Design Units 1-2: 2016-2021.
Resources (docx - 708.93kb)
A list of suitable resources for VCE Bridging EAL 2016-2021.
Study design for implementation in 2022
Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 2022. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2022. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.
For accreditation period 2022-2026
In 2021, schools must ensure they use the
VCE Bridging English as an Additional Language (EAL) Study Design Units 1 and 2: 2016–2021.
Curriculum Manager - English as an Additional Language
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Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.